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Estimates for the durations of these currents, as well as for their velocities at the sites of deposition, can be constrained through analysis of bedform geomeby (height, length, and plan-form), bedform climb angle, and grain size. Large erc ~ a channel l on bas n s l fan q r ~ ~ bhRcw I CHANNEL TRENDS UPPERCHANNEL I CHANNEL MARGIN STRIKE MEASUREMENTS LOWER CHANNEL Figure 4 . 3b. 3. Proximal Basin Floor: Brushy Mesa, Lower Brushy Canyon Formation. 3a. Oblique depositional strike perspective of proximal fan channels of the lower member.

1. , . nation. la. This photograph illustrates the "packaging", stacking patterns, and bedding styles of sandstone sheet complexes. These sheet complexes consist of approximately 5m thick, laterally extensive "packets" of medium- to thick-bedded, massive sandstones with interbedded low concentration turbidites and siltstones. from suspension by high concentration turbidity currents in an outer fan environment and represent the dominant facies type. Although the sandstone "packages" are highly continuous, lenticular and compensatory sandstone bedding styles and small scale scour surfaces are locally present.

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